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Dream Big quilt created to inspire other women

 

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Quilting for a cause • AMH radiology technicianss, Jamie Martinsen, director Rhonda Novak, LeAnne Brodersen, Kristen Kester, Wendi Reinke and Kellyn Kilmurry join Teri Peitzmeier to display a dream big quilt. Peitzmeier created the quilt to inspire other women who are faced with breast cancer.

In December 2015, Teri Peitzmeier, of Neligh, was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her journey began like it does for most breast cancer patients – after she received a breast cancer screening mammogram.

She chose to have a mammogram done at Antelope Memorial Hospital, with its new 3D mammography equipment. Mammogram images revealed an extremely small mass, half the size of a credit card number, in her right breast. Had Peitzmeier completed a 2D mammogram instead of the 3D version, the lesion could have easily been missed because of its small size.

Following the biopsy, Peitzmeier was diag...



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